Turmeric has a long tradition in Chinese and Asian Indian medicine as a powerful anti-inflammatory. It has also been used throughout history as a textile dye.
It is my all-time favorite spice to add to juice and smoothie recipes because ongoing research reveals promising benefits for fighting cancer and reducing disease-causing inflammation.
Turmeric has a strong taste that’s not very pleasant by itself so my wife and I add just a bit to all our juice recipes as part of a multifaceted effort to combat the recurrence of my wife's breast cancer.
This spice has also been found in preliminary studies to boost memory.
Best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives hotdog mustard that bright yellow color.
Try this delicious juice recipe with turmeric and no added sweeteners.
- 5 Carrots
- 1 Apple
- 1 thin slice fresh Ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
- Try to use organic ingredients as much as you can for better taste and fewer chemical residue.
- Drink your juice as soon as possible for the highest nutrient content.
- Serving size: one person - approximately 10 ounces.